MeetItalia - Italian Travel Phrases

Simple, Essential Italian for Beginners: focused on what you NEED to know in easily digestible, bite-sized lessons.
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages Italian
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About This Course

Published 6/2013 Italian

Course Description

Simple, Essential Italian for Beginners.

Traveling to Italy? Learning Italian from scratch? Want to brush up your skills?

Be confident. Forget about grammar. Step up and talk to someone foreign and new.

Start speaking Italian right away with MeetItalia Travel Phrases and make the most of your Italian vacation!

MeetItalia Travel Phrases focuses on what you NEED to know - the essential phrases, how they're used, and how they sound - in easily digestible, bite-sized lessons.

From introducing yourself to making reservations at a nice restaurant (and finding the bathrooms once you're there), we've got you covered. 

* Listen to native Italians (with an optional English translation) in everyday situations that you'll encounter in your travels.

* Listen to clear explanations of when and how to use what you've learned. 

* Get intensive pronunciation practice so you can sound just like a native!

* Test yourself with quick quizzes.

Some of our most popular lessons:

- Come ti chiami? What is your name?

- Non capisco. I don't understand.

- Dov'è il bagno? Where is the bathroom?

- Vorrei un tavolo per questa sera. I’d like to reserve a table for this evening.

- Sono allergico ai gamberetti. I'm allergic to shrimp.

- Il conto per favore. The check please.

- Vorrei un caffè e un cornetto. I'd like an espresso and a croissant.

Lessons #1 through #7 are currently available, with many more lessons to come! 

MeetItalia has over thirty years of experience in developing effective and innovative language learning products, allowing us to deliver high quality audio and video lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior Italian knowledge necessary

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will be able to understand and communicate in Italian in most if not all situations you will encounter during your vacation in Italy.

What is the target audience?

  • Beginner

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the course
01:22
If you missed the introduction in the Promo Video, check it out here!
Section 2: Greetings
04:57

Welcome to the first lesson of MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases!

In this series you will learn all the essential phrases to help you enjoy your travels in Italy! Once you have completed this short course you will be able to enjoy Italian culture, arts, history, music, cuisine and shopping much more!

In this lesson you are in Italy and want to speak to a native. The first thing to do is greet them. In this lesson you will learn how to greet an Italian person!

In this series we will not analyze grammar, but focus on what is essential for communicating in a foreign country. Each lesson will open with one or more short dialogs. You will then learn when and how to use them. After the lesson please use the Practice track to actively practice what you have just learnt!

08:40

Welcome to the second lesson of MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases!

In this series you will learn all the essential phrases to help you enjoy your travels in Italy! Once you have completed this short course you will be able to enjoy Italian culture, arts, history, music, cuisine and shopping much more!

In this lesson you are in Italy and have just finished speaking to a native. You now want to say goodbye in Italian. In this lesson you will learn how to say bye to an Italian person!

07:13

Welcome to the third lesson of MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases!

In this series you will learn all the essential phrases to help you enjoy your travels in Italy! Once you have completed this short course you will be able to enjoy Italian culture, arts, history, music, cuisine and shopping much more!

In this lesson you are in Italy and are speaking to a native. You now want to ask them how they are doing. In this lesson you will learn how to ask an Italian person how he or she is doing!

08:41

MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases lesson four!

You are in Italy and are speaking to a native, you introduce yourself and ask for his or her name.

In this lesson you will learn both the informal and formal way to introduce yourself and ask for someone’s name in Italian.

05:57

MeetItalia – Travel Phrases lesson five!

You are in Italy and want to ask someone his or her name.

In this lesson you will learn both the informal and formal way to ask for someone’s name in Italian and answering with your name when the other person asks for your name.

07:49

MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases lesson six!

You are in Italy and continue talking with an Italian native.

In this lesson you want to tell someone where you come from and ask him or her where he or she comes from.

11:14

MeetItalia – Italian Travel Phrases lesson seven!

During your travels in Italy, while talking with an Italian native he or she enquires where you come from.

In this lesson you learn to ask from which country, region or city someone comes from and the possible answers.

You will learn about the special word da, which is used before the country, region or city one comes from.

Section 3: Essential Phrases
05:13

MeetItalia – Travel Phrases lesson eight!

You are in Italy and are talking to someone but don’t understand what he or she is saying.

In this lesson you will learn how to tell the person you are speaking with that you do not understand what he or she is saying.

07:42

MeetItalia – Travel Phrases lesson nine!

You are in Italy and are having trouble understanding what someone is saying. Your safest solution is to ask them if they speak English.

In this lesson you will learn to ask someone if they speak English or if they speak other languages you may know.

Section 4: You are ready for Italy!
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Instructor Biography

Marco Moraglia, founder MeetItalia.org

Marco Moraglia (Nairobi - Kenya, Sanremo - Italy) Born and raised by Italian parents in Nairobi he has always lived in a multicultural environment. After having returned to Italy to complete his education, he decided to enroll in Venezia's famous Ca' Foscari University to study Japanese Language with a major in Japanese history. His native languages are Italian and English and he is also literate in Japanese. He has a deep passion for technology but at the same time cherishes the simple and natural aspects of life that are part of his African heritage.

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